Fall Youth Basketball
Interested in coaching? We are looking for parent volunteers! If you are interested please contact the Athletic Program Manager at email@example.com
Stonington REC Basketball (Grades 3-8)
The Stonington Recreational Basketball Program is a joint venture run by the COMO and Stonington Human Services–Recreation Division. REC Basketball is intended for all skill levels with an emphasis on athletic enjoyment, instruction, fundamentals, sportsmanship and equal playing time. Teams practice once per week at the COMO or a local area school. Games are scheduled on Saturdays. A skills day will be held on Saturday, November 4 at Stonington High School to help form even teams for the season; times TBA. All players are strongly encouraged to attend.
Season: Practice dates & times TBD
Games: December 9 - February 10 No games 12/23 or 12/30*
Member Fee: $75
Non-Member Fee: $105
Late Fee: $15 Late fee will be applied to any registrations after October 23
*Dates are subject to change based upon gym availability and inclement weather.
Extended REC Basketball
As an extension of the Stonington REC Basketball season, teams will have a weekly practice, followed by five games on Saturdays. Teams will remain intact based on returning participants, and players will be reallocated as necessary to create even teams. Game schedules will be determined. Extended rec basketball will begin a week after the conclusion of Rec Basketball, which may be affected by snow dates
Basketball Skills and Drills (Grades 5-8)
This six week program will help prepare basketball players of all ability levels for the upcoming winter season. Players will review the basic fundamentals of the game and each session will conclude with pick-up games.
Boys: Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
September 19 - October 26
Girls: Wednesdays & Fridays 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
September 20 - October 27 *Wednesday practice on the 25th will be from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Season: 6 Weeks, September - October
Where: Stonington COMO Gym
Member Fee: $60
Non-Member Fee: $90
COMO Instructional Basketball (Grades K-2)
Designed for children in grades K-2, the COMO Instructional Basketball program focuses on teaching the basic rules, skills and fundamentals of the game. Emphasis is placed on providing a safe and fun atmosphere. Each player will participate in skill building games, drills, and activities that will enhance their basketball knowledge and overall athletic ability. Each session will meet on Thursday evenings at the COMO.
Session 1: Thursday, Jan. 4—Thursday, Feb. 1
Session 2: Thursday, Feb. 15—Thursday, Mar. 15
Times: Grades K-1: 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Grade 2: 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Member Fee: $60.00
Nonmember Fee: $90.00
COMO Athletic Club Basketball (Grades 5-8)
COMO AC Basketball is designed for more advanced players seeking a higher level of competition and skill development. All COMO AC Basketball teams are competitive travel programs, as part of the Power Pac Conference, with a maximum of 12 players per roster. Practices will be held twice per week, with league games played on Saturdays and Sundays and a playoff tournament. COMO AC Basketball is designed to prepare players for next level, emphasizing fundamentals and sportsmanship in a highly competitive environment. Uniforms used last year may be used again for the upcoming season.
Member Fee: $120
Nonmember Fee: $150
Uniform Fee: $40
Tournament fees not included.
Both girls and boys leagues are offered.
* The COMO would like to emphasize that the A.C. travel basketball team requires a commitment to travel to attend weekly games during the season. In addition players are expected to attend weekly practices.
Learn more about the Power Pac Conference.
AC TRAVEL BASKETBALL TRYOUTS
Girls 7th-8th grade teams (5th and 6th graders can tryout) - Wednesday October 25th 5:00-6:30 PM at the COMO gym
Boys 6th Grade team - Monday October 23rd 5:00-6:00 PM at the COMO gym
*Please register in advance for the program in order to participate in Travel Basketball tryouts. If your child does not make it on the team, a full refund will be provided.